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World-first endometriosis research
19 Jul 2023

Researchers at the Royal Hospital for Women have made a major breakthrough in the future diagnosis and treatment of endometriosis, 

In a world first, the team has…

Kirsty received a uterus transplant in January. Now, she’s pregnant
19 Jul 2023

The first woman to receive a uterus transplant in Australia has fallen pregnant just three months after undergoing the procedure in a major milestone for pioneering Sydney research, giving hope to women…

19 Jul 2023

For Our Elders was the theme for NAIDOC Week this year, celebrated from 2 to 9 July. Across the District, staff and consumers came together with family and friends to honour the Elders of the past, learn from the Elders…

Archaeologists positioning ancient hearth stones
12 Jul 2023

8,000 year-old Aboriginal hearth stones have been returned to site at Prince of Wales Hospital, in a moving ceremony led by the La Perouse Local Aboriginal Land Council and Gujaga Foundation.

One of the most significant excavations in NSW…

65 years or older? Get your free flu shot now
07 Jul 2023

Have you and your family received the flu shot this winter?

Flu vaccination rates among at-risk populations in South Eastern Sydney are low. In fact, only half of people aged 65 and over have received their free flu vaccine this…

Prince of Wales Hospital Executive team cut the cake in celebration
06 Jul 2023

On Thursday 15 June 2023, Minister for Health Ryan Park, Member for Coogee Dr Marjorie O’Neill and Secretary for NSW Health Susan Pearce visited Prince of Wales Hospital for the official opening of the Acute Services Building.

The event…

A multidisciplinary team at St George Hospital standing in a corridor
26 Jun 2023

A new multi-disciplinary supportive care outpatient clinic has been established at St George Hospital, as part of a broader expansion of palliative care services.

Patients from the…

National Reconciliation Week
06 Jun 2023

“National Sorry Day is time for us to recall the policies and actions that have contributed to the significant and ongoing trauma experienced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.”

These are the sentiments of Melissa Cawley,…

hyperemesis gravidarum
06 Jun 2023

Pregnant women struggling to cope with the severe effects of hyperemesis gravidarum will be provided with more support and care through the expansion of the MotherSafe telephone service, which is based at the Royal Hospital for Women.

Gaye Coetsee
06 Jun 2023

In what was history in the making for Prince of Wales Hospital, the Emergency Department (ED) in the Dickinson building closed its doors for the first time in 25 years, and successfully reopened in the new Acute Services Building (ASB).